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Surveillance for Hospital Outbreaks of Invasive Group A Streptococcal Infections in Ontario, Canada, 1992 to 2000

Annals of Internal Medicine 21 Aug 2007  V.147  N.4  p.234-241

Nick Daneman, MD; Karen A. Green, RN, MSc; Donald E. Low, MD; Andrew E. Simor, MD; Barbara Willey, ART; Benjamin Schwartz, MD; Baldwin Toye, MD; Peter Jessamine, MD; Gregory J. Tyrrell, PhD; Sigmund Krajden, MD; Lee Ramage, BScN, RN; David Rose, MD; Ruth Schertzberg, ART; Delena Bragg, RN; Allison McGeer, MD, and the Ontario Group A Streptococcal Study Group*

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http://www.annals.org/cgi/content/abstract/147/4/234

March 4, 2008 at 11:22 pm Leave a comment

Virological diagnosis in community-acquired pneumonia in immunocompromised patients

European Respiratory Journal  1 Mar 2008  V.31  N.3  p.618-624

M. Camps Serra1, C. Cervera2, T. Pumarola1, A. Moreno2, R. Perelló2, A. Torres3, M. T. Jiménez de Anta1 and M. A. Marcos1

Depts of 1 Microbiology, and 2 Infectious Diseases, Hospital Clínic i Provincial de Barcelona, and 3 Dept of Pneumology, Institute of Pneumology and Thoracic Surgery, Hospital Clínic i Provincial de Barcelona, Institut d’Investigacions Biomèdiques Agustí Pi i Sunyer (IDIBAPS), Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain

abstract
http://erj.ersjournals.com/cgi/content/abstract/31/3/618

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Impact of statins and angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors on mortality of subjects hospitalised with pneumonia

European Respiratory Journal  1 Mar 2008  V.31  N.3  p.611-617

E. M. Mortensen1,2, M. J. Pugh1,2, L. A. Copeland1,3, M. I. Restrepo1,4, J. E. Cornell1, A. Anzueto4 and J. A. Pugh1,2 1 VERDICT, 2 Divisions of General Internal Medicine, 4 Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, and 4 Psychiatry, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX, USA.

abstract
http://erj.ersjournals.com/cgi/content/abstract/31/3/611

March 4, 2008 at 11:19 pm Leave a comment

Improved Diagnostic Evaluation of Suspected Tuberculosis

Annals of Internal Medicine  4 Mar 2008  V.148  N.5  p.325-336

Davinder P.S. Dosanjh, DPhil; Timothy S.C. Hinks, MD; John A. Innes, MD; Jonathan J. Deeks, PhD; Geoffrey Pasvol, DPhil; Sarah Hackforth, RGN; Hansa Varia, RGN; Kerry A. Millington, DPhil; Rubamalar Gunatheesan, MD; Valerie Guyot-Revol, PhD; and Ajit Lalvani, DM

Tuberculosis Immunology Group, Imperial College London, London; University of Oxford, Oxford; Birmingham Heartlands Hospital and University of Birmingham, Birmingham; and Northwick Park Hospital, Harrow, United Kingdom

abstract
http://www.annals.org/cgi/content/abstract/148/5/325

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Severe weight loss in HIV / HCV-coinfected patients treated with interferon plus ribavirin: incidence and risk factors

Journal of Viral Hepatitis  April 2008  V.15  N.4  p. 255–260

F. Bani-Sadr11Groupe Hospitalier Universitaire Est, Université Paris 6, INSERM U707, Paris, N. Lapidus11Groupe Hospitalier Universitaire Est, Université Paris 6, INSERM U707, Paris, J.-C. Melchior22Université de Versailles, Hôpital Raymond Poincaré, Garches, I. Ravaux33Hôpital de la Conception, Marseille, M. Bensalem44Centre Hospitalier Régional d’Annecy, Annecy, I. Rosa55Hôpital Intercommunal de Créteil, Créteil, P. Cacoub66Groupe Hospitalier Universitaire Est, Université Paris 6, UMR7087, Paris, S. Pol77Groupe Hospitalier Universitaire Ouest, Université Paris 5, INSERM U370, Paris, C. Perronne22Université de Versailles, Hôpital Raymond Poincaré, Garches and F. Carrat11Groupe Hospitalier Universitaire Est, Université Paris 6, INSERM U707, Paris

abstract 
http://www.blackwell-synergy.com/doi/abs/10.1111/j.1365-2893.2007.00939.x

March 4, 2008 at 11:17 pm Leave a comment


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